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Disrupt SF 2017 is headed back to Pier 48

 We are excited to announce that Disrupt SF 2017 will once again be held at the lovely Pier 48, which is right down the road from AT&T Park — the home of the San Francisco Giants. While the baseball Giants may be playing a game of fall ball down the street, the giants of the startup industry will be filling the halls of the 80,000-square-foot venue for the best startup show in the… Read More
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Weekly Roundup: WannaCry ransomware attack, Google I/O, RecordGram wins Startup Battlefield

 This week the TechCrunch team threw another successful Disrupt conference, this time in New York City. 20 companies took the stage at TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield, where they presented their products and took questions from our expert judges. The judges narrowed the competition down to five finalists. But RecordGram, a mobile recording studio where aspiring artists can find… Read More
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And the winner of Startup Battlefield at Disrupt NY 2017 is… RecordGram

 Startups participating in the Startup Battlefield have all been hand-picked to participate in our highly competitive startup competition. They all presented in front of multiple groups of VCs and tech leaders serving as judges for a chance to win $50,000 and the coveted Disrupt Cup. After hours of deliberations, TechCrunch editors pored over the judges’ notes and narrowed the list down… Read More
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Crunch Report | Symphony Messaging App Joins the Unicorn Club

It’s Day 2 from Disrupt New York, Symphony joins the Unicorn Club, you can now sort Instagram stories by location and scientists 3D-printed ovaries and made mouse babies. All this on Crunch Report. Read More
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Oscar Health’s CEO believes the U.S. has a moral obligation to provide healthcare to its citizens

 Health insurance in the US is broken. That much seems to be regarded as a universal truth. Oscar Health co-founder and CEO Mario Schlosser acknowledged that the system is need of some major fixes this afternoon during a panel at Disrupt New York. And the country, he added, certainly has a ways to go in order to address those key shortcomings. Asked whether the United States has a moral… Read More
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reVIVE wins the Disrupt NY 2017 Hackathon Grand Prize

 It’s been a long night at Pier 36, the site of the Disrupt NY Hackathon. Around 750 engineers and designers got together to come up with something cool, something neat, something awesome. The only condition was that they only had 24 hours to work on their projects. Some of them were participating in our event for the first time, while others were regulars. Here are the top hacks … Read More
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Crunch Report | Waymo v. Uber is going to trial

Makers of Gorilla Glass Corning gets a $200 million investment from Apple, Waymo v. Uber is going to trial and Xiaomi is set to open 100 stores in India. All this on Crunch Report. Read More
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Crunch Report | Twitter’s new NFL deal

Twitter’s new NFL Deal, Verizon wins a $3.1 billion bid for Straight Path, Cisco buys Mindmeld and the Apple Watch could save your life. All this on Crunch Report. Read More
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Crunch Report | Snap Trips and Falls on Wall Street

Snap has a pretty rough day with its first earnings report, Didi Chuxing gets a big $5 billion investment from SoftBank and the author of “Cracking the Coding Interview” comes into the studio to challege John Mannes at Connect 4. All this on Crunch Report. Read More
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Crunch Report | Amazon Unveils The Amazon Echo Show

Amazon unveils the Amazon Echo show, the first female general partner gets hired at Benchmark, Amazon makes phone calls free and Snapchat stays hip with a new eraser feature. All this on Crunch Report. Read More